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A Photo Essay on Frances; O.J. Prices Are on the Rise

The grilled calamari tossed with arugula and squash at Frances.
The grilled calamari tossed with arugula and squash at Frances. Photo: Jesse Friedman/Beer & Nosh

• Beer & Nosh’s Jesse Friedman pays a visit to Melissa Perello’s much-lauded bistro Frances and comes back with some lovely photos. [Beer & Nosh]

• A talk with local winemakers about the state of the wine economy, and the grapevine moth quarantine in parts of Napa and Sonoma. [KQED]

• Pocket-sized farms in urban areas around the Bay are helping us along in our mad quests to be hyper-locavores. [WSJ]

• Tropicana is raising the prices on its orange juice because of the deep freeze in Florida. [NYDN]

• Restaurant critic Raymond Sokolov is leaving the Wall Street Journal. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• At North Carolina’s Sticks and Stones Clay Oven, every menu item is named for a Ryan Adams song. [Spinner via Eater]

• The makers of Coke, Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper are teaming up to remove soda from schools. [Crain’s]

• A string of high-profile museum restaurants recently opened in Paris. [NYT]
Previously: Upscale Restaurants Barely Alive While Downscale Restaurants Thrive?

A Photo Essay on Frances; O.J. Prices Are on the Rise